A dedicated and enthusiastic lawyer, Nick Marcevski holds Bachelor degrees in Law and Commerce from Deakin University from which he graduated in 2003 before going on to complete a Diploma in Legal Practice at the Leo Cussen Institute. Nick is admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and his practicing history includes the Paul Vale Criminal Law firm and C. Marshall & Associates where he was employed as a Senior Associate.

Nick was recognised as a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law in 2014. Nick now operates Marcevski Lawyers in the heart of the legal precinct and has been a Principal since 2014.


Vanessa is an experienced and passionate lawyer, admitted to practice in Victoria in 2012. Vanessa graduated with a Bachelor in Social Science in Criminal Justice in 2008. Further, she has a Bachelor of Law graduating from Monash University in 2011. Vanessa commenced her career in a reputable suburban firm, however, she has been practicing law in the heart of the CBD since 2014.

Vanessa is dedicated to protecting her clients' rights. She is a determined and passionate lawyer. Vanessa is committed to ensuring that her clients feel supported throughout their legal issues. She is a strong advocate and routinely appears both as an advocate and instructor in the Magistrates', Children's, County and Supreme Court jurisdictions across Victoria.

Vanessa strives for perfection and is determined to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.

Vanessa has extensive experience in the following areas of law;

What we do?

Marcevski Lawyers is a private practice offering expert advice and defence in criminal law related matters.
We do not offer Legal Aid.

We specialise in the following jurisdictions:

State Offences

Murder / Manslaughter / Affray / Intentionally-recklessly causing serious injury / Kidnapping / False Imprisonment / Extortion / Blackmail / Threats to kill / Reckless conduct endangering life / Stalking / Criminal damage / Resisting arrest / Assault against Police / Theft / Armed robbery / Aggravated burglary / Trespassing / Fraud / Obtaining property by deception / Handling stolen goods / Proceeds of crime / Money laundering / Secret commissions / Arson / Rioting / Attempting to pervert the course of justice / Perjury / Conspiracy / Cultivation of cannabis / Drug trafficking / Possession of firearms / Rape / Indecent assault / Unlawful assault / Culpable driving / Dangerous driving / Speeding / Drink driving / Driving whilst suspended


Importation of drugs / Importation of weapons / Treason / Terrorism Fraud Firearms trafficking / Tobacco trafficking / Unlawful associations / Harbouring escaped prisoners / Forgery / Postal offences / Telecommunications offences / Piracy / Customs offences / Centrelink Fraud / People smuggling

We practice in
the following

High Court of Australia / Federal Court of Australia / Court of Appeal / Supreme Court / County Court / Magistrates' Court / Children's Court / Victim’s of Crime Assistance Tribunal / Australian Crime Commission / Australian Securities & Investments Commission / Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal / IBAC / Coroner's Court / Infringements Court

We also practice in
other areas of law

Family Law (divorce applications, consent orders, property and children matters) / Conveyancing (for dwellings only) / Civil law (debts and statement of claims to recover monies) / Wills and Probate (including powers of attorney) / VCAT matters (example, fencing disputes) / Solicitor Certificates / Deed of Agreements

We also offer
in relation to

Records of interview / Search warrants / Bail applications / Appeals / Intervention orders / Firearms licensing / Private security licensing / Licence restoration / Confiscation proceedings / Applications to the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal / DNA applications / Special Circumstances Hearings / Vehicle impoundment and forfeiture

About our firm

Marcevski Lawyers was established by Nick Marcevski following his departure from another boutique criminal law firm operating out of Melbourne. Nick was a principal at that firm.

Nick is an experienced criminal law advocate with a focus on criminal defence. Nick has experience across all jurisdictions and represents clients in relation to simple summary offences to major indictable crimes.

We are a private practice located in the legal Court precinct lead by professional, motivated and experienced lawyers who fight for justice. We offer sound, reliable, straightforward and honest advice. We also take you step by step through the Court procedure and rules. We take care of everything for you.

Attending Court is a stressful process but we will be there with you each step of the way. Our lawyers are known for their compassion, empathy and understanding.

We also offer advice and representation in relation to civil matters, family law, conveyancing and Wills/Probate. We have represented clients in relation to becoming non-prohibited persons for Firearms Licensing. We have acted for individuals in the security industry wishing to retain their licences. We have assisted clients in relicensing following drink and drug driving offences. We have even helped victims of crime in obtaining awards for compensation.